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Miles J. Murphy III

Miles J. Murphy III has practiced law in Michigan since 1986. As a Grand Rapids native and a shareholder with Plachta, Murphy & Associates, Miles specializes in Civil Litigation, Family Law, Social Security & Veteran's Law, Criminal & Administrative Law, and Insurance Law. Miles has litigated cases throughout West Michigan and also acts as a state court case evaluator.


  • University of Notre Dame, B.A.
  • University of Detroit School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admission

  • Michigan, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1986
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1998

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan, General Practice, Social Security, and Negligence Law Section
  • Catholic Lawyers Association
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Litigation and Family Law Sections
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives (NOSSCR)
  • National Organization of Veteran Attorneys (NOVA)

Additional Affiliations and Achievements

  • Notre Dame Club of Grand Rapids
  • Pro Bono Program of West Michigan
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish and prior Council Member
  • Knights of Columbus Council #13499
  • Kent County Circuit Court Case Evaluator

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